MARTINEZ -- A pursuit resulting in a rollover crash led to the arrest of two Oakland residents after a theft from Walmart Saturday afternoon, police said.

Around 12:51 p.m., a Walmart employee called Martinez police and said two men had just left the store with numerous items of clothing and had put them in a small, light-colored Toyota sedan, according to Martinez Sgt. Tyson Muncher.

When officers got to Walmart, they saw the car and attempted to stop the driver, who instead took off.

Martinez officers followed the fleeing car west before the car rolled over at Cummings Skyway and Franklin Canyon.

Two men in the car, Oakland residents Dejon Wilkes, 23, and Dominique Ewing, 24, were not injured, but were taken into custody on suspicion of theft.

The stolen items were found inside the car and returned to Walmart, police said.

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